India

Caste in America

Does America have a caste system?

Many Americans would be appalled to think that anything like caste could exist in a country allegedly founded on life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But can looking at the US through the lens of caste tell us more about inequality in America?

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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Simon Broughton, editor of a British music magazine called "Songlines." The magazine is celebrating its 50th edition with a list of "50 Great Moments in World Music."

Environment

Insurance report

The World's Jason Margolis reports that some insurance companies are starting to make global warming a factor in their policies, in some cases encouraging positive action to deal with climate change.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit: Badila Ensemble

Anchor Lisa Mullins introduces us to the music of the Badila Ensemble. Members of the group have been recruited from France, India and Iran. The ensemble's latest CD is called "Qalandar Express: Love Songs of the Mystic Riders."

Conflict & Justice

Olympic torch in India

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Tinku Ray in New Delhi, where the Olympic torch was paraded around today amid massive security that kept pro-Tibet demonstrators -- and spectators -- at bay.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Asha Bhosle

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the famously prolific Bollywood singer, Asha Bhosle. At age 75, Bhosle's recorded over 13,000 songs. Her upcoming CD is called "75 Years of Asha: A Musical Journey."